Embargoed until: Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 1pm ET
Contact: Media Relations
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CDC will host a telebriefing to discuss improvements in disease detection and response that may serve as a model for fighting infectious disease throughout the world.
Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Thursday, January 30, 2014, at noon (ET)
PASSCODE: CDC MEDIA
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A transcript of this media availability will be available following the briefing at CDC’s web site: www.cdc.gov/media.
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